American pianist and composer Uri Caine will perform at the 20th Jazz Fest on 04 November within the Sarajevo marathon of John Zorn, who will present the European premiere of his project The Bagatelles, introducing compositions written between March and May 2015.
Zorn’s compositions will be performed by 11 ensembles, among which Uri Caine will play a concert with his trio of bassist Mark Helias and drummer Clarence Penn, with whom he is currently touring Europe, where they held concerts in Germany, Switzerland and Italy, where they will be playing tonight in Florence. The last concert of their European tour will be held at Amsterdam’s Bimhuis.
Uri Caine is a classical and jazz pianist who was nominated for the Grammy Award in 2009 in the category Best Classic Crossover album. His discography consists of more than 30 releases, of which 16 offer electronic and inventive performances of classical repertoire. He collaborated with Don Byron, Dave Douglas, Han Bennink, John Zorn with whom he has recorded 4 albums including the repertoire from the Book of Angels, from the second Masada book, with the ensembles Moloch and Stolas.